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The Fierce and The Dead sign to Bad Elephant Music

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Press Release from The Fierce and The Dead

B.E.M. is delighted to announce partnering with The Fierce And The Dead for the production, release and worldwide distribution of the band’s second full-length album.

The Fierce And The Dead – guitarists Matt Stevens and Steve Cleaton, bassist and producer Kev Feazey and drummer Stuart Marshall – was originally born out of sonic experimentation when making Matt’s second solo album, Ghost, and they’ve developed into one of the most original bands in the UK rock scene. Their unique brand of instrumental rock music, fusing rock, post-rock, punk and progressive elements, has made a big impression though one full-length album and two EPs, and their incendiary live performances, most recently as part of the Stabbing a Dead Horse tour of the UK with Knifeworld and Trojan Horse.

David Elliott, founder and CEO of Bad Elephant Music said: “We’re proper made up to be working with The Fierce And The Dead. They’re absolutely our kind of band, and lovely guys too. I’m looking forward to hearing what Matt, Kev, Stuart and Steve are going to produce for us, and of course it will be an absolute monster. Collaborating with a band of TFATD’s calibre is a huge honour for us, and we welcome them with open arms to the BEM family.”

Matt Stevens, on behalf of The Fierce And The Dead, said: “We are extremely pleased to partner with Bad Elephant on this album, they are true music lovers and believe in supporting the artist. This will allow us to make the music we want to make and have the support to help us gain a wider audience, without in anyway compromising our vision for our new album. And they like a good curry, which is nice.”

The as yet untitled album is scheduled for release in the Autumn of 2013.

So there you go. We’re very pleased to have the support of B.E.M. It’s going to make a big difference to us.

And in other news you can listen to our released music on Spotify! Share it around and make a few new converts!

Kev, Matt, Stuart & Steve.

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Stabbing a Dead Horse

A tour featuring three bands from the more avant-garde end of the progressive rock spectrum, Knifeworld, The Fierce and The Dead, and Trojan Horse. There are allegedly bassoons involved, although as for which of the three bands might feature such instruments, that would be telling.

This progtastically bonkers extravaganza can be seen at the following venues:

  • 27th October – The Stag & Hounds, Bristol.
  • 28th October – Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff
  • 29th October – The Ruby Lounge, Manchester.
  • 30th October – The Brudenell Social Club, Leeds.
  • 31st October – The 13th Note, Glasgow
  • 1st November – B2, Norwich
  • 2nd November – The Lexington, London

Full details including ticket info can be found at http://www.stabbingadeadhorse.com/

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